Goodbye Boring Cut-A-Thons!

What is a Newsworthy Salon Fundraiser? A talented salon owner/manager asked us: "I think perhaps we are not doing things that are "press" worthy enough for our salon fundraisers. We want to do community salon fundraiser activities, but on a more personal level than just a walk-a-thon.  It has been difficult to find a cause to devote our time to, and one that our team really gets into, truly … [Read more...]

HAIRCARE Live to Give – Damn Newsworthy!

Help for the Unemployed is News - Catch the Wave! Maybe you should think about catching this wave. With unemployment a daily headline, human interest stories about people helping people who have lost jobs are sure-fire regional and local TV, print and internet news coverage. Industry icon and former Vidal Sassoon Artistic Director Maurice Tidy and friend Gina Caruso recently launched their … [Read more...]

Is Your Salon or Spa ‘Beloved’ in Your Community?

This post inspired by a recent discussion with 27 year salon industry veteran Robin Gribbin and charter beautyprpro subscriber prize winner Meghanne Gibbon Haran of You Salon in Maryland. Also, it was a recent question by a new salon owner in the Salon and Spa Business Forum on Facebook who asked, "How can I become better known by my local press and community?" 'Get Real' in the … [Read more...]

Newsworthy ‘Added Value’ for Your Clients – the Total ‘Look’

Here's an example of creativity from a really 'style smart' blogsite www.thestylhouse.ca that ... Doesn't cost you a dime. Helps your clients get a total 'look'. Develops a relationship with surrounding fashion- oriented boutiques you think would make good promotional partners AND Gives you something to crow about in the local media. What if you were to build relationships with … [Read more...]

Ever Have a Swishing Party?

PR  'old timers' (sorry about that) as well as 'newbies' should always be hunting for 'newsworthy' ideas, tips and tricks of the trade.  Staying fresh and interesting for the media (and your clients) is not easy. It demands not only rummaging around in your own brain and brainstorming with your staff, but reaching out and finding good resources out here in the blogosphere. "It's the Economy . . … [Read more...]

Holiday Events Mean More PR

There is no time like the holidays . . . . . . to light up the festive spirit in your salon or spa for clients and staff . . . and the media! Motivating For The Clients! Motivating For Your Staff! Motivating For The Media! And with holiday season just around the corner, it’s time to think about some fun and festive in-salon events that may also enhance your chances of getting some local … [Read more...]

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